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Location DB > United States > Tennessee > Elizabethton > Rayon Manufacturing Plant
 Name
Rayon Manufacturing Plant
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 Database Info
created by JC on 3/14/2007 1:08 AM
last modified by Explorer Zero on 4/11/2017 12:10 AM
 Viewability
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This location has been labeled as Demolished, and therefore can be viewed by anyone.
 Overview
 Description
Two former Rayon manufacturing plants w/ water treatment facilities and power plant.
 Basic Information
Type: Industrial Manufacturing Complex
Status: Demolished
Accessibility: Moderate
Recommendation: worth the trip
 Physical Information
Address
Over Mountain Drive
Elizabethton, Tennessee
United States
Owner:
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  •  Hazards
  • asbestos
  • rust
  • unsafe flooring
  •  Interesting Features
    Besides the active Walmart and Lowes Home Improvment Stores onsite the power plant is about 5 stories tall with 6 mini stacks on top.
     Security Measures
  • fences
  • barbed wire
  • dogs
  • locked gates
  • welded doors
  • wooden boarding
  • Wallmart and Lowes on property
  •  Historical Dates
    Built: 1926
    Closed: 1997
     Required Equipment
  • flashlight
  • long pants / sleeves
  • towelettes
  •  Recommended Equipment
    Camera
     History
    Rayon Manufacturing Plant was slowly replaced by Bix Box Retailers, There is a Wallmart and a Lowe's Home improvment on the same property with about 3-4 abandoned buildings including a coal powerplant.

    The plant is demolished. The city will build a hotel.
     Media Coverage

     Future Plans
    From the looks of the surrounding area light industrial and Big Box Retailers will redevelop the entire property which includes two Rayon Manufacturing plants.

     Stories
    cops!
    Fri, Mar 7th, 2008
    posted by patrickemmons


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     Photo Galleries
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    Oh My God! What is this?
    Wed, Mar 14th, 2007
    posted by JC
    20 pictures
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    I've Got The Power!
    Thu, Mar 15th, 2007
    posted by Opheliaism
    25 pictures
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    TU:CD does Elizabethton
    Fri, Mar 16th, 2007
    posted by SaraBellum
    8 pictures
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    alf is dead!
    Sun, Mar 18th, 2007
    posted by belleZ
    17 pictures
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    one rainy day
    Mon, Apr 2nd, 2007
    posted by patrickemmons
    8 pictures
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    2nd Visit
    Mon, Apr 23rd, 2007
    posted by patrickemmons
    13 pictures


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     Web Links
    http://tennesseeen...entry.php?rec=1277
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    Category Rating
    Photography 7 / 10
    Coolness 7 / 10
    Content Quality 7 / 10
     Validation
    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Explorer Zero on 4/11/2017 12:58 AM.

     Latest Changes
  • on Apr 11 17 at 0:58, Explorer Zero validated this location
  • on Apr 11 17 at 0:10, Explorer Zero changed the following: Notes for Mods, City
  • on Oct 24 14 at 23:40, Mike Dijital validated this location
  • on Oct 21 14 at 23:27, sara'mer changed the following: Street Address, City, Latitude, Longitude, Co-ordinate Accuracy, History, Status
  • on Apr 16 12 at 2:47, Opheliaism validated this location
  • on Apr 15 12 at 23:46, DJ Craig changed the following: Year Built, Hazards, Interesting Features, Security Measures
  • on Jan 29 12 at 16:49, Opheliaism validated this location
  • on Jan 29 12 at 14:13, Opheliaism changed the following: Web Links
  • on Apr 1 08 at 2:19, SaraBellum validated this location
  • on Apr 1 08 at 0:22, JC moved this gallery into this location
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